• PEOPLE NAME: AWUN OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA


PEID: 9736

ROP: 100654

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: New Guinea

Language: Awun - (aww)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Papua New Guinea

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Population: 850

Global Population: 850


PEID: 9736

ROP: 100654

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Awun of Papua New Guinea, numbering 850, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the New Guinea people cluster within the Pacific Islanders affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Papua New Guinea. Their primary language is Awun. The primary religion practiced by the Awun is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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